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  1. Watch: U2 jam rare gem 'In God's Country' with fan on guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    U2 frontman Bono brings a fan on stage for a jammed version of rarity "In God's Country" during Innocence and Experience Tour stop in Phoenix. U2 shook up the setlist at their show May 22 in Phoenix, Arizona, at US Airways Center.


  2. New Grand Canyon app details North RimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 |

    The annual re-opening of the Grand Canyon's North Rim facilities is set for May 15 and that's the launch date for Just Ahead's new audio travel guide app covering the region's sightseeing highlights. The app includes the 220-mile drive between the North and South rims, and provides narration on the history of the region, wildlife and geology.


  3. Best Irish (rock) musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2009 |

    To the bandwagon I go. It's St. Patrick's day, I'm wearing my green, and let me offer some suggestions if you have the desire to purchase Irish music today.


  4. Cotton killsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2009 |

    "Cotton kills" is a common saying in cool damp climates like the Pacific Northwest, but it's frequently ignored in hot dry locales like Southern California. While lightweight and comfortable, cotton absorbs considerable amounts of moisture, instead of letting it evaporate.


  5. GWAR sued: Band denies stealing late lead singer Dave Brockie's ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 |

    In a case of rock and roll weirdness that could surpass Phil Kaufman's daring theft and cremation of Gram Parson's body in the Joshua Tree desert, the father of late Gwar frontman Dave Brockie is suing the band for allegedly holding onto his son's... Thrash metal band GWAR is known for their outlandish antics, but what allegedly took place after lead singer Dave Brockie's death last year takes the cake. On Monday, NBC News reported that the singer's father, William Brockie, has sued the band's surviving members, accusing them of stolen his son's cremated remains, bass guitars and artwork.


  6. Death Valley seen through eyes of journalist and a new travel appRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 |

    Thanks to a new travel app for smartphones that figuratively acts like a ride-along tour guide, road trips to Death Valley will never be the same. Imagine touring Death Valley National Park with a park ranger telling stories about what you are seeing, and pointing out things you might otherwise miss.


  7. The hunt for Gram Parsons at the Joshua Tree InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 |

    The 2003 film was based on the true story of country rock musician Gram Parsons who died of an overdose at the Joshua Tree Inn in 1973. Parsons and his road manager made a pact in life that whoever died first would be cremated "and set free" by the other at Cap Rock in the Joshua Tree National Monument-an area of the desert they both loved.


  8. Today in Rock: March 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 |

    On this day in 1940 John Cale, future singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and founding member of The Velvet Underground is born in Wales. On this day in 1986 Aerosmith 's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry re-record parts of their hit song "Walk This Way" so Run-D.M.C. can turn it into a Hip-Hop jam.


  9. Night Terrors of 1927: Jarrod Gorbel on break-ups and underwater panic attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 |

    The latest incarnation of The Honorary Title's Jarrod Gorbel and Rilo Kiley's Blake Sennett as Night Terrors of 1927 has produced one of this year's most luscious break-up albums, so far. " Everything's Coming Up Roses " which was released by Atlantic Records earlier this year, highlights the duo at their best, crafting music with an electro-pop zeitgeist and the full strength of their collective indie cred.


  10. Update on Robby Krieger War Drum collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 |

    War Drum is gearing up for their March 20 digital release of their new album "Risk Taker." They have released a song from the new album titled " Bandit's Eyes " you can listen to it or download it for $1.00 at the War Drum website.


  11. GPS-Driven smartphone app turns road trip into richly narrated journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    New to the market for 2015, the GPS-powered mobile app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tour guides of the most beautiful places on earth. Thanks to a new travel app from Just Ahead , smartphone technology can now play a vital role on a vacation into America's national parks.


  12. Boston trio, Build a MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    Last year Examiner interviewed Build a Machine, a rock, reggae and hip hop group who at the time, were living out in the dessert in Joshua Tree, California where they recorded their latest unconventional EP, "The Desert Sessions." The band decided not to record in a high tech recording studio but rather rent a mosaic tile house among the inspiring desert landscape of Joshua Tree.


  13. Marion Cotillard at the 2015 Oscar Nominees LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 |

    The 2015 Oscar Nominees Luncheon took place Feb. 2 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nominees gathered to have lunch, pose for photos, receive their official Academy Award nomination certificate, and do interviews.


  14. CSETI contact expedition captures "ET Ambassador"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    In one of the most amazing Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence expeditions yet with Dr. Steven Greer and others, a photo of what he calls an "ET Ambassador" was captured on film. "This is one of the most important photos in UFO history," Dr. Greer said in a press release issued on January 14, 2015.


  15. Art and theater events to consider for Jan. 15 to 18, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 |

    Tribute to Gram Parsons. Art Exhibit and live music performance by Walter Egan at Mr. Musichead Gallery from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Egan's "The Martyrs of Rock: Paintings and Drawings" presents portraits of musicians that inspired the artist.


  16. Family hikes in Joshua Tree National Park: Cap Rock Nature Loop TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    If you're looking for an easy, family hike at Joshua Tree National Park , take the Cap Rock Nature Loop Trail. The 0.3 mile hike is easy, but scenic and informative and it has lots of places for the kids to climb on the rocks.


  17. Easy, family hike in Joshua Tree National Park: Ryan RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    Note, my apologies to my Colorado subscribers. I am publishing 3 articles today about hiking in California.


  18. Trailer Hitches That Work HarderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    I love technology. I remember on the farm when I didn't see a use for a computer.


  19. Toys For Tots charity concert with Mojo Green and Jelly Bread at Cargo RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 |

    On Saturday December 20, 2014 Reno local favorite funk/rock bands Mojo Green & Jelly Bread performed at the Toys For Tots charity concert at Cargo Reno inside the Whitney Peak Hotel in downtown Reno. Attendance for this charity dance/rock show was very good with over 500 funky fans dancing and rockin' out to every song.


  20. Dave Grohl's 'Sonic Highways' hypes Doors participationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 |

    The Doors are a legendary band and sometimes that status is used to hype or give greater attention to projects that might not ordinarily get attention were it not for the involvement of The Doors, no matter how peripheral. Dave Grohl's HBO TV series "Sonic Highways" seems to be one such project.


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